A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 162 km N of Calama, Chile (101 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 09:26:49 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.04 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bq5p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bq5p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 129.04 km, -68.7555° West, -20.9996° South. Global time and date of event 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 09:26:49 / September 19, 2020 @ 9:26 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 162 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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